Petal dress

Added Jun 7, 2009

by bijouxbetty

Brooklyn, New Yo...

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Description

Black A-line (?!) dress with white ‘petal’ or scalloped collar. I stole the design from Hobbs.
I used the Zoe pattern as a base and changed it into a one piece on the front and back, The collar in the original is actually detachable, so I had alot of pfaff trying to sew it in with the facing. I got quite lazy with the scalloping – lesson learned, never be lazu when doing scallop edges! and also somewhat lazy with the running stitch detail, but I like to think it makes it less formal that way.

Material Notes

Synthetic fibres, one long zip, embroidery thread.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Casual, Mod

Credits

Hobbs – for their original one that I created this from (mine cost £15 to make).

The uber cheap fabric shop on Atlantic Road in Brixton.

Martin for taking photo’s

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    Jul 20, 2014, 02.48 PMby derpypterodactyl

    this is really well done the collar looks very beautiful.

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    Oct 8, 2010, 01.34 PMby popbabe7

    This is really really cool. How difficult was it to change the pattern?

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    Mar 14, 2010, 10.16 PMby redrose12

    I always found the Zoe dress a little boring, but this collar totally spices it up! It frames your face so well! Fantastic job all around!

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    Jun 8, 2009, 10.08 PMby cicaktoes

    This is such a sweet dress. I also recently altered Zoe to make a one piece dress, but I really love how you individualized it with the petal collar. Very nice.

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    Jun 8, 2009, 06.31 AMby barbaraagatha

    This dress screams “I’m a super expensive Moschino Cheap&Chic dress”!

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    Jun 8, 2009, 01.54 AMby zozowahine

    Looks really cute! I like the hand stitched detail.

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    Jun 7, 2009, 05.42 PMby mjb14

    Looks really great on you.

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    Jun 7, 2009, 02.12 PMby tillily

    Great dress. Awesome collar :-)

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    Jun 7, 2009, 09.54 AMby victors

    Wow, this is so cool! love your petal collar looks great!!

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This project is based on

Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/petal-dress